Friday, 15 December, 2017

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Illinois

Mega Millions and Powerball jack pots combine for huge high Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $393 million jackpot?
Sammy Stanley | 13 August, 2017, 01:04

The Friday Mega Millions jackpot is up to $393 million.

Friday's jackpot, which has grown since April 28, is the fourth Mega Millions jackpot won this year.

One Illinois resident is waking up a multi-millionaire this morning after winning Friday night's $393 million Mega Millions jackpot. It will also let you know when you win with those physical tickets you bought.

If the owner of the winning ticket chooses the lump sum, they'll walk away with about $247 million before taxes. These winners were reported to be from Washington, California, and Ohio. Those tickets were sold in Washington state, OH and California, according to a release.

Toronto Blue Jays blank struggling New York Yankees
He allowed five hits and three walks, while striking out six against the Yankees and has posted a 1.71 ERA in his last 21 innings. The sensational story of Judge has been a highlight of this season, but catching him in batting practice continues to be a treat.

The Mega Millions and Powerball are at their highest combined point in history, totally $749 million. With the current Powerball jackpot at $356 million, attention now turns to that lottery's next drawing on Saturday evening. The victor will also get to take home cash amounting to $224 million. It's the first jackpot victor in Mega Millions since April 28. He won $61 million.

"I and my wife go there a few times a month".

"You see more people in line buying both tickets when both games are over $300 million", said Jeff Lenard, spokesman for the National Association of Convenience Stores, whose members sell about two-thirds of the nation's lottery tickets.

The odds of winning either jackpot is low - one in about 258.9 million for Mega Millions, and one in 292.2 million for Powerball. In fact, you would have a better chance of becoming President of the United States (10 million to 1), winning an Oscar (11,500 to 1), or even becoming an astronaut (12 million to one), than winning the Mega Millions.

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